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pregnancy test

[′preg·nən·sē ‚test]
(pathology)
Any biologic or chemical procedure used to diagnose pregnancy.
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The pregnancy test strip was used as a starting point, which relies on antibodies that bind to the pregnancy hormone hCG, resulting in a color change.
THE use of a hormone pregnancy test in the 60s and 70s was not responsible for serious birth defects experienced by some families who took the drug, an official review has concluded.
With Pregnancy PRO, we've leveraged unique consumer insights to develop a product that not only revolutionizes the pregnancy test category, but more importantly, provides women with the information they need during their journey," says Stacey Feldman, vice president of marketing at Church & Dwight, based in Ewing, N.
The authors conclude that "giving CHWs free pregnancy tests is an effective way to increase distribution of hormonal contraceptives in countries like Madagascar, particularly where health workers are not trained or are hesitant to use the pregnancy checklist.
This case is unique because our patient reported multiple positive home pregnancy test results and had persistently low serum hCG levels.
So why high level of serum beta [beta]-hCG and positive urine pregnancy test is a common finding with rarest exception (hook effect).
SAI and BI have denied Chandran's allegations and said AIBA makes it mandatory for women boxers to undergo pregnancy tests before they are considered eligible to compete at the World Championships due to be held later this week in South Korea.
We obtained the records of all hCG pregnancy tests performed from November 2009 to September 2011.
The 27-year-old former 'Jersey Shore' star said that her first pregnancy test had left her "totally confused" and she had to ask her fiance Roger Mathews to buy two more tests for her, Us Magazine reported.
Similar principles were used to develop the latex agglutination inhibition tube and slide pregnancy tests.
Former Muslim Brotherhood leader and manager of Victims Centre for Human Rights Haitham Abu Khalil had claimed last week that the Alexandria detainees had had pregnancy tests forced on them.
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is expecting Prince William's first child in July, has sparked a flood of sales in pregnancy tests, according to 99p Stores owner Nadir Lalani.